Radiation

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  • We have a Cardiology Recommendation form that I fax to the cardiologist's office. They let us know how often they want the device monitored during treatment. Most often, we contact the pacemaker rep and he comes to our cancer center to interrogate ...

  • ​The residents handle this for us here. Pacemaker protocols are documented in ARIA in multiple places and this is part of the MD's order. If it wasn't part of the prescription, I would be concerned that it wouldn't get done. ------------------------------ ...

  • ​Hi, I am wondering how other organizations document the need for magnet placement on AICD/ICD during RT for the therapists.  At my organization,  nursing contacts cardiology for all pacemaker/ICD/AICD patients to determine interrogation schedules and ...

  • ​It is more related to all the appointments the patient has that day.  They have an MD appt off campus (which we don't have control over appt times), then they come to the infusion unit for chemo on campus and still need to have radiation.  What we have ...

  • ​We do have 5FU CADD pumps infusing in our department. The outpatient treatment center has sent staff down to disconnect the patient when needed. For something like a cisplatin treatment, we have had patients come with prehydration or posthydration ...